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New albums for 2012

WE ARE only days away from the start of 2012 but already there is some potentially good music in store with new albums from Delorentos, Mark Lanegan, and First Aid Kit on the way.

The Molly Hicks and Americana month @ Campbell’s

THE MOLLY Hicks will bring the sounds of Appalachian, bluegrass, country and gospel music to the Campbell’s Tavern, Cloughanover this Saturday at 9.30pm.

Concert to celebrate the songs of Gillian Welch

THE GREAT American country and folk singer-songwriter Gillian Welch recently released her new album The Harrow & The Harvest.

Albert Niland to launch new album at Róisín Dubh

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ALBERT NILAND, one of Ireland’s leading guitarists, is coming back to his native county to launch his new album in the Róisín Dubh on Sunday July 3 at 9pm.

Chris Smither brings his acoustic blues to the rhythm and roots

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“Come with me, I’ll guarantee you the best time you’ve ever had,” growls Chris Smither enticingly on the first line of ‘Don’t Call Me Stranger’, the opening song from his latest album ime Stands Still.

Continuing the family legacy

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WALK THE Line told the story of Johnny Cash and his tempestuous love affair with the woman who was to become his wife - singer/songwriter June Carter. It won an Oscar, two BAFTA Awards, and three Golden Globes and the soundtrack won legions of new fans for the Carter/Cash family.

Queen of ‘folkabilly’ Nanci Griffith returns to Galway

FOR MANY years Nanci Griffith has straddled the fine line between folk and country with a unique style of playing and singing she has christened ‘folkabilly’

Nanci Griffith in the Royal Castlebar

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Nanci Griffith's musical journey has taken her from folk and country roots, to her own brand of “folkability”; from Austin’s Hole In The Wall bar to New York’s Carnegie Hall, Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry and London’s Royal Albert Hall. Griffith has penned such classics as ‘Gulf Coast Highway’ (duet with Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson), ‘Love At The Five And Dime’ and ‘Outbound Plane’. In turn, she was the first to record Julie Gold’s Grammy winning classic ‘From A Distance’. She has also been honoured with five Grammy nominations, three as a solo artist (winning once) and twice for performances on albums by The Chieftains (winning once).

Philip King - examining the relationship between Ireland and America in story and song

THROUGHOUT THEIR careers, both musician/broadcaster Philip King and writer Joseph O’Connor have documented the development of Irish consciousness and sense of identity.

Philip Donnelly - The Clontarf Cowboy rides into town

PHILIP DONNELLY’S long musical career began in the 1960s when he was a member of Elmer Fudd, part of the emerging Irish rock scene which also included Them, Skid Row, Thin Lizzy, and Taste.

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